Episode 4

VoV 004: Vue Documentation with Chris Fritz


March 27th, 2018

1 hr 12 mins 10 secs

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About this Episode


  • Charles Max Wood
  • John Papa

Special Guests: Chris Fritz

In this episode of Views on Vue, the panelists discuss Vue documentation with Chris Fritz. Chris is the curator for documentation on the Vue core team, works on a lot of tooling to help support Vue developers, and develops resources such as the Style Guide. They talk about what he is looking for when curating the documentation and what makes good documentation.  Chris originally had a background in teaching as a language teacher with a minor in computer science, and this experience helps him today teach people how to learn the Vue language.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Chris intro
  • Vue
  • Vue Style Guide
  • Vue outreach
  • Very active community
  • What are you looking for when curating the documentation?
  • What makes good documentation?
  • Humor in documentation
  • Background in language teaching
  • It’s hard to teach people how to communicate in the different computing languages
  • How to strike balance
  • Documentation is a product
  • Have people look over what you’re writing
  • Tried Vue in JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Future documentation in the works
  • Vue CLI
  • Vue Enterprise Boilerplate
  • Vue ecosystem is exploding
  • Vue Guide
  • Doesn’t mind rewriting things in order to get them right
  • And much, much more!